Two beloved pubs up for grabs in Aberdeen through Punch Pubs

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Are you an experienced hospitality professional based in Aberdeen and hungry for a new challenge? Punch Pubs has two cracking pub opportunities to share with you.

Why run a pub with Punch?

“We put pubs, people, and opportunities at the centre of everything. We achieved Mind Gold and won the Licenced Trade Charity (LTC) Staff Wellbeing Award for 251+ sites last year.

“This year, we achieved the esteemed Publican Awards Best Partnership Pub Company +501 sites.

“We’re also proud of our exceptional Operations Managers. In the 2024 independent survey, The Licensee Index (TLI), Punch was ranked first among the top Pub Cos. Our Publicans rated their Operations Managers higher than their peers at Greene King, Admiral Taverns, Stonegate & Star Pub and Bars.

“We received our highest-ever scores, ranking first or second in sixty-four out of sixty-six measures. Punch ranked first for Business Development Managers in twelve out of fourteen measures. Many licensees stated that their OM adds value to their business, rising from 83% to 94%.”

What makes Punch stand out?

“When you run a pub with Punch, we give you everything you need to succeed, starting with our award-winning Progress with Punch training programme in the £1M academy at Head Office.

“We deliver hands-on training with a fully functioning bar and cellar with talented chefs on hand to share irresistible tips. You will also meet the lovely Business Support Team at Head Office and other support staff who will help you on your journey with Punch.”

Does this sound like you? Check out the two incredible pubs that Punch Pubs has available in Aberdeen now.

Scotia Bar

Step into the heart of the local football community with this pub near Aberdeen Football Club’s Pittodrie Stadium. Make your mark on two versatile function rooms with a lively atmosphere and a dedicated sports focus. Maximise the potential of the perfect spot for match-day gatherings.

“We’re seeking an experienced, locally based operator to continue the tradition of sports hospitality. If you’re a community-oriented host with a passion for football and creative drive to produce engaging content on social media, Scotia Bar needs you.”

The Mains of Scotstown

Are you a talented caterer, lively host, and sports enthusiast? Take the reins of this well-established destination bar. The restaurant boasts a large seating capacity, perfect for a delicious dining experience and guests love the sports bar.

“With a reputation for excellent service and a thriving trade, this is an enticing opportunity for an experienced operator to bring their unique vision. You’ll ensure this pub reaches its full potential. The site includes a spacious trading area, car park, and well-maintained interiors.”

Don’t miss out!

If you are interested in these opportunities, or want to explore more, visit Available Pub Opportunities – Punch Pubs or call the Recruitment Team on 01283 501999 or email